A Program for teaching Social Skills
In this DVD set, typical peers, model target behavior for elementary-age children. Set includes lesson plan book, follow-up activities and visual aids, for a truly ready-to-use program.
Volume 1: Conversational Skills
Asking someone to play, socializing during snack, avoiding conversational mistakes, ending conversations politely, and answering hard questions.
Volume 2: School Skills
Controlling voice levels, paying attention, getting attention the right way, understanding personal space, coping with stress and change, and sharing friends.
Volume 3: Interpersonal Skills
Using good manners, making eye contact and avoiding staring, asking personal questions and respecting privacy, choosing kind words, and coping with meanness or bullying.
MEET THE AUTHORS
has a master’s degree in speech language pathology. She is an instructor and clinical supervisor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Montevallo. She also spent a number of years as a public school speech language pathologist working with many children with autism spectrum disorders. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in special education.
Guru Shabad L. Khalsa
attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Teaching degree in special education (NK-12). She has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities in a variety of settings since 1985, including teaching in both inclusive and self-contained classrooms and leading multi-age therapeutic recreation programs.